With Peter Gallagher, Ray Sharkey, Joe Pantoliano, Deney Terrio, Olympia Dukakis, Tovah Feldshuh, Paul Land, Maureen McCormick, John Aprea, Richard Bright
The Idolmaker is a 1980 American musical drama starring Ray Sharkey, Peter Gallagher, Paul Land, Tovah Feldshuh and Joe Pantoliano.
The film is based on the life of rock promoter and manager Bob Marcucci, who discovered and promoted several rock 'n' roll stars including Frankie Avalon and Fabian. Bob Marucci served as a technical advisor for the production. It was directed by Taylor Hackford and written by Edward Di Lorenzo. It was the feature film debut for Peter Gallagher, Joe Pantoliano, and Paul Land.